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Welcome to California Mathematics Council - South’s 2015 Annual Conference Program!
This year’s conference is in Fabulous Palm Springs, Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7!
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Hilton-Plaza A [clear filter]
Friday, November 6
 

8:30am PST

115: Performance Tasks & Rubrics for Primary Grades
Come hear about how primary students can engage in rich tasks that promote problem solving and reasoning and allow for multiple entry points, representations and solution strategies.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 49610

Speakers
avatar for Pia Hansen

Pia Hansen

Curriculum Consultant, Math Learning Center



Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Hilton-Plaza A
  PK - 2

8:30am PST

121: Kindergarten - the Initial Hook of a Math Journey
Two teachers set out to engage kindergarten students, promote conversation and instill a joy in learning. Adapting routines from MTBoS, we prepare our students to be critical thinkers by making big connections, seeing patterns, and building numeracy._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Kristen Acosta

Kristen Acosta

TOSA- K-6 Math Coach, West Covina Unified School District
K-6 Math Coach, middle school teacher, #MTBoS



Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Hilton-Plaza A
  PK - 2

10:30am PST

240: Parent Voice and Knowledge in the Elementary Math Classroom
Help students understand the CCSS/M through parent involvement. Experience how we engaged parents in math lessons and school sessions that correspond to CC. Take lessons and ideas ready to implement. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
AM

Armando Martinez Cruz

Professor, CSU Fullerton


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hilton-Plaza A
  3 - 5

1:30pm PST

342: Understanding the Scale Factor
Come explore the prior math skills are needed to teach this concept and deepen your understanding of what scaling means. We will engage in real-world problems and view multimedia resources that promote discussions and lead to deeper understanding._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:



Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Hilton-Plaza A
  3 - 5

3:30pm PST

430: Ignite Deeper Understanding: Educating Your Parent Community
Ignite parentsÕ depth of understanding of the CCSSM Content Standards & 8 Mathematical Practices with informational meetings, parent coffees, & student-led math nights. Receive ready-to-use resources to spark constructive partnerships with parents._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Barb Blanke

Dr. Barb Blanke

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Best Practices in MathematicsCommon Core Professional DevelopmentParent EducationGuided MathDiscourse
avatar for Kimberly Kelly

Kimberly Kelly

Teacher, San Luis Coastal USD



Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
Hilton-Plaza A
  G.I. PK - 5
 
Saturday, November 7
 

8:30am PST

581: Discrete Math Modeling: Learn Understand and Use!
Modeling can be scary. Rich problems are rare. Here are some ideas for very real problems and projects from discrete math. Most topics can be easily self-taught, some of the problems are scary-good, and they even meet CCSSM-C! A great field leveler._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Chuck Biehl

Chuck Biehl

L Charles (Chuck) Biehl
I'm all about mathematical modeling, and all about bringing discrete mathematics into the mainstream curriculum. Come and hear all about both. Please feel free to bring a browser-equipped device to surf for support during the talk. This is not a lecture. If you have any questions... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Hilton-Plaza A
  9 - 12

10:30am PST

696: Stats FRAPPYs! Free Response AP Problems Yay!
FRAPPY is an approach to develop conceptual understanding and enhance communication skills. Learn to utilize Free Response Questions as formative assessments and develop a strategy to implement effective feedback in your Statistics classroom.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 19328

Speakers
avatar for Jason Molesky

Jason Molesky

Apple Education Development Executive, Lakeville Area Public Schools
My goal? Simple...To facilitate change in the educational system through dynamic leadership, engaging professional development, innovative resource development, and a commitment to the continuous improvement process. My description? Simple...turbonerd & datageek.
avatar for Douglas Tyson

Douglas Tyson

Teacher, Central York SD
I'm a former Mathematics teacher who is now a Statistics teacher. Teaching Statistics is my passion, but I also like growing tomatoes, making snow, and scuba diving. Jelly Belly jelly beans are my Kryptonite.



Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hilton-Plaza A
  8 - 12, AP Stats

10:30am PST

681: Discrete Math Modeling: Learn Understand and Use!
Modeling can be scary. Rich problems are rare. Here are some ideas for very real problems and projects from discrete math. Most topics can be easily self-taught, some of the problems are scary-good, and they even meet CCSSM-C! A great field leveler._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Chuck Biehl

Chuck Biehl

L Charles (Chuck) Biehl
I'm all about mathematical modeling, and all about bringing discrete mathematics into the mainstream curriculum. Come and hear all about both. Please feel free to bring a browser-equipped device to surf for support during the talk. This is not a lecture. If you have any questions... Read More →



Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hilton-Plaza A
  9 - 12

1:15pm PST

763: Revolutionize Your Class One Open-Ended Question at a Time
Wouldn't it be great to see ALL of your students asking each other great questions throughout a lesson? In this session, participants will dive into problems, as they find an innovative way to get their students to ask each other great questions. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Steven Krolikowski

Steven Krolikowski

Math Dept. Chair/PLC Lead/Teacher, Downey Unified School District
I have been teaching math for 23 years now. In the past 4 years, I have worked closely with the Smarter Balanced Consortium and the California Dept. of Education writing and reviewing problem-based resources. Currently, I am writing the 6th Grade Math Test-Prep book for Barron's... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
Hilton-Plaza A
  6 - 8

3:15pm PST

861: Give Them Something to Talk About
Math Talks and communication amongst peers are valuable teaching tools promoting deeper understanding of math concepts. Learn how easy it is to use Math Talks effectively. Participants will focus on progressions and walk away with examples in hand._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
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Andrea Cadman

Temecula Valley USD


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Hilton-Plaza A
  6 - 8

3:15pm PST

882: Persevering in Solving Problems
The Mathematical Practices ask students to persevere in solving problems. This session will discuss and engage the participants in solving problems in multiple ways with a focus on how to help students understand perseverance.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 29020

Speakers
DI

Daniel Ilaria

West Chester University


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Hilton-Plaza A
  8 - 12
 


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